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Food prices in 2018 3.5% lower than previous year’s: FAO

Global food prices were some 3.5 per cent lower than in 2017 and almost 27 per cent below the high point reached in 2011,...

Poverty increase in Latin America and the Caribbean first time in...

The number of rural poor in Latin America and the Caribbean has grown for the first time in a decade, with the latest data...

Eating poor-quality food a public health threat, says Global Panel

About a third of food produced in the world for human consumption never reaches the consumer's plate, while more than half of all globally-produced...

FAO to help 70,000 farmers and fishermen affected by disaster in...

The Food and Agriculture Organisation has launched a recovery programme to help more than 70,000 Indonesian farmers and fishers affected by a series of...

Asia Pacific threatened by ‘colossal human loss’ as hunger persists: report

An international report on food security has warned of “colossal human loss” to countries in Asia and the Pacific if they do not recommit...

New declaration to promote South-South cooperation in fighting hunger

Twenty-six countries and 11 international organisation signed the Changsha Declaration, on agricultural and rural development on Friday, in a bid to stamp out poverty...

Addressing global hunger: Here is how you can help

About 815 million people across the globe do not have enough to eat. Some 155 million children under the age of five – 23...

Nutrition should be a public policy issue: FAO chief

Nutrition is more than an individual issue for people to handle, and it should be handled by right public policies, Food and Agriculture Organisation...

FAO’s initiative to improve collection of agricultural data

To create a sound information base to take critical investment decisions in agriculture through the collection of data, the FAO has partnered with international...

Globalised food system spreads unhealthy eating habits: FAO chief

The globalised food system is spreading unhealthy eating habits across the globe, especially in countries that are importing most of their food, FAO Director-General,...

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